The commissioning process for a building provides a benefit both to the building owner and prospective occupants. The process provides an added level of assurance that the environmental quality of the building and the mechanical design efficiency will be delivered.
Building Commissioning is a well-documented process, which is most beneficial, when it is implemented during Pre-design and continued throughout all stages of the project; Design, Construction and Post Construction.
The Canadian Green Building Council (CaGBC) introduces the new rating system: LEED v4.The CaGBC has recently made available the new LEED v4 reference guide and compliance path documents. The following is summary of the changes for EAp1 & EAc3.
LEED 2009 vs LEED v4